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Conflicts Disclosure Statement

Who must file a Conflicts Disclosure Statement?

Section 176.004 of the Local Government Code requires a “local government officer” file a Conflicts Disclosure Statement disclosing any business relationship with the local governmental agency if they receive taxable income or certain gifts from any person or business that contracts with the city or is considering doing business with the city.

When must a local government officer file a Conflicts Disclosure Statement?

A “local government officer” is required to file a Conflicts Disclosure Statement if:

  1. the person has contracted with the local governmental entity; or
  2. the local governmental entity is considering doing business with the person and the person has an employment or other business relationship with the local government officer or a family member of the officer that results in the officer or family member receiving taxable income; or
  3. the person has given a local governmental officer or a family member one or more gifts that have an aggregate value of more than $250 in the 12-month period preceding the date that a contract was executed or the local governmental entity is considering doing business with the person.

A copy of the new law, HB 914 of the 79th Regular Session of the legislature, is available at http://www.capitol.state.tx.us and the form for filing is available at http://www.ethics.state.tx.us.

Submitted Statements

To view our Conflicts Disclosure Statements, visit our digital archive.
If you have questions about this list, please contact purchasing@georgetown.org.

Who must file a Conflict of Interest Questionnaire?

A person is required to file a completed Conflict of Interest Questionnaire if they are a vendor or contractor or seek to contract for the sales or purchase of property, goods, or services with a local governmental entity or if they are an agent of such a person.

When must the Conflict of Interest Questionnaire be filed?

The vendor or his agent must file the Conflict of Interest Questionnaire with the City Secretary no later than the seventh business day after the date the person:

  • begins contract discussions or negotiations with the local governmental agency; or
  • submits to the local governmental agency an application, response to a request for proposals or bids, correspondence, or another writing related to a potential agreement with the local governmental agency.

A copy of the new law, HB 914 of the 79th Regular Session of the legislature, is available at http://www.capitol.state.tx.us and the form for filing is available at http://www.ethics.state.tx.us.

Submitted Questionnaires

To view the archive of all submitted Conflict of Interest Questionnaires, please visit our digital archive.
If you have questions about this list, please contact purchasing@georgetown.org.

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